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  • A Practitioner's Guide to State and Local Population Projectionsby Stanley K. Smith; Jeff Tayman; David A. Swanson

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book offers guidance to demographers, planners, market analysts, and others called on to construct state and local population projections. It gives suggestions for dealing with special populations, unique circumstances, and inadequate or unreliable data. more...

  • Demography and Degenerationby Richard A. Soloway

    The University of North Carolina Press 1990; US$ 29.99

    Demography and Degeneration: Eugenics and the Declining Birthrate in Twentieth-Century Britain more...

  • Aufbruch in dieselbe Weltby Markus Wochnik

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    Endlich weg vom Land - oder? Für Jugendliche, die in ländlichen Regionen aufwachsen, ist der Übergang von der Schule in die berufliche Ausbildung eine Gelegenheit, auszubrechen. Wie sieht es aber mit den Jugendlichen aus, die nicht abwandern? Wie kommt es zur Entscheidung, in der Gegend zu bleiben? Markus Wochnik zeigt an drei ausgewählten Biographien,... more...

  • Die Logik der Entrechtungby Kenneth Horvath

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.84

    Die politische Steuerung von Migration beruht im liberalen Nationalstaat auf komplexen Formen der Entrechtung. Kenneth Horvath argumentiert, dass diese nach Kriterien wie Herkunft, Alter und Ausbildung differenzierte Zu- und Aberkennung von Rechten auf einem vielschichtigen Wechselspiel zweier migrationspolitischer Logiken beruht, die üblicherweise... more...

  • Men Who Migrate, Women Who Wait: Population and History in a Portuguese Parishby Caroline B. Brettell

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.00

    The author examines not only the imbalance in the marital fortunes of men and women but its effect on the roles of women in the community. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University... more...

  • Erwerbsverlauf, Altersübergang, Alterssicherungby Falko Trischler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.99

    Falko Trischler zeigt anhand empirischer Analysen, dass die soziale Ungleichheit der Alterseinkünfte in Folge des Wandels der Erwerbsverläufe und der Rentenreformmaßnahmen in den kommenden Jahren deutlich zunehmen wird. Der Autor behandelt die vielfachen Zusammenhänge von Erwerbsverlauf, Altersübergang und Alterssicherung sowie deren Folgewirkungen... more...

  • Coping with Population Challengesby Louise Lassonde

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95

    Despite rapidly decreasing rates of population growth caused by reduced fertility in the majority of world regions, demographers are predicting that the world's population will still double by the year 2050. The question is therefore no longer the traditional one of whether the planet can support so many people, but how to provide a sustainable future... more...

  • Aging in Americaby Robert L. Scardamalia

    Bernan Press 2014; US$ 109.99

    In light of the aging baby boomer population, concerns about the financial stability of Social Security, trends in disability, health care costs, and the supply of caregivers are all topics at the forefront of conversation. Aging in America focuses on this concern, and presents comparative data that speaks to the broader American population.... more...

  • Patronage as Politics in South Asiaby Anastasia Piliavsky

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00

    This book studies patronage in South Asia to understand the vernacular workings of this political form. more...

  • Population 10 Billionby Danny Dorling

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 8.63

    Before May 2011 the top demographics experts of the United Nations had suggested that world population would peak at 9.1 billion in 2100, and then fall to 8.5 billion people by 2150. In contrast, the 2011 revision suggested that 9.1 billion would be achieved much earlier, maybe by 2050 or before, and by 2100 there would be 10.1 billion of us. What's... more...